Music Publishing

Charlie Monk is known throughout Nashville as the Mayor of Music Row!  Perhaps it’s due to his long running radio programs, books and TV spots with the top list of performers by his side.  Or, perhaps it’s due to his long career in the music publishing industry.  Either way, it’s a fitting title...
Antonio Monzino VII followed in his father’s footsteps. Antonio Monzino VI was a well respected violin maker and expert who began the exportation of Italian musical instruments to several key countries that had ports not previously open to Italian products. Antonio VII expanded the family company,...
Diane Moore witnessed the need for a store that was dedicated to sheet music and the needs of local music teachers. After investigating the idea she decided to open her own retail store there in Anchorage, Alaska. The Keyboard Cache has enjoyed the support of both school and private teachers. It...
Jay R. Morgenstern was a veteran of the record and music publishing industries and served as the Executive Vice President/General Manager of Warner Chappell Music Inc. His amazing career was only matched by his reputation as a passionate advocate for those he represents. During our interview he...
Larry Morton grew up in a family in St. Louis that had a strong love of music.  His parents provided piano lessons for his older sister and later Larry began learning music.  His father encouraged him to follow his dream of being involved with music.  Larry played in the marching band in high...
Harold Moseley was hired by Charles Hansen in the 1960s at the height of the legendary music publisher’s innovative career. Harold was on hand when Hansen developed several now standard practices in print music and went to work for Capital Music a wholesaler and distributor of Hansen’s music in...
Bernhard Mueller has been the manager of International sales for Schott’s Music since 2004, after more than 20 years as the company’s distribution manager. His knowledge and love for music goes back to his childhood when he played in a rock band. At the age of 30 he taught himself piano and has...
Ed Murphy clearly enjoyed his career in the field of music publishing! With a big grin, he recounted marvelous stories of songwriting legends for which he became acquainted while serving on the ASCAP Board as well as industry icons he worked with on the Music Publisher’s Association (MPA) Board. As...
Roger Murrah has enjoyed an incredible career as a country music songwriter and with passion for the craft has dedicated his time and talent into creating a Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame. Beginning in the 1960s, Roger performed and wrote music in Nashville. His string of hit songs includes...
Toyomasa Namikawa was the founder and chairman of the board for the Japan music publisher Teine Corp., which was named after his initials. He dedicated his life to providing students and teachers with band instrument publications throughout Japan. While attending the Midwest Band Clinics in the...

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